Subject: why does potasssium used in a high concentration cause cardiacfibrillation
Date: Sun Sep 10 18:01:20 2000
Posted by Natasha Weisz
Grade level: 10-12
City: London State/Province: No state entered.
Area of science: Cell Biology
during cardiac surger, a high concentration of potassium is used to stop
the heart beATING BECAUSE IT CAUSES HEART FIBRILLTAION. Why does this
occur? and why doesn't it make it pump faster if high ion concentration
increases daphnia heart beat?
Re: why does potasssium used in a high concentration cause cardiacfibrillation
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